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How To Define Classic Wood Floors

The purpose of this post is to describe how refined classic reclaimed floors differ from more rustic character reclaimed.If you're considering  antique white oak or antique heart pine, you likely already know it comes with a premium. …
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Reclaimed Flooring Character You Can Count On

Some call it rustic.  We call it refined. Whatever we call it  - lots of folks are crazy for reclaimed character flooring. Often described as “a grade,”  Whole Log Lumber has developed it into a “Style”.The purpose of this post…
Classic HP Cabin Grade Flooring

Where does Antique Reclaimed Heart Pine flooring come From?

Heartwood is Universal, Antique Reclaimed Heart Pine is Unique All wood species contain "heartwood," not just pine, and that's where some misunderstandings start. Heartwood is the innermost of four layers in the cross section of a tree: 1.…
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Is Heart Pine a Hardwood?

Is Heart Pine a Hardwood? Yes and No. Trees are typically categorized into 2 major families- Hardwoods -  that have broad leaves that usually drop off the tree in winter like oak, poplar, maple and walnut, and Softwoods - that have have needle-like…
Classic Heart Pine Flooring

Love Antique Heart Pine Flooring Yet ?

Love Antique Heart Pine Flooring Yet? Long-leaf pine, or heart pine, is often deemed "The Wood that Built America," as settlers chose to build houses and ships with this strong, slow growing tree. In fact, antique heart pine flooring was installed…